Governor candidates respond to questions about disaster response in Hawaii County during a Governor Candidate Forum Thursday evening at Sangha Hall.
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Madame Pele is expected to make her debut in Pahoa early Saturday morning as the June 27 lava flow reaches Cemetery Road/Apa‘a Street.
Margaret Masunaga officially became District Judge Masunaga upon her confirmation Thursday by the state Senate in a special session.
With rakes, paintbrushes, brooms and trowels, nearly 50 volunteers spent Tuesday sprucing up the welcome center and surrounding areas at Hawaii Island Humane Society’s Animal Community Center in Keauhou Mauka.
Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed a request Friday for a Presidential Disaster Declaration asking for federal assistance to supplement local emergency protective measures in response to the ongoing Kilauea lava flow.
Hawaii County officials are keeping a constant eye on the June 27 lava flow as it begins to reach the outskirts of Pahoa.
Hawaii County’s Department of Environmental Management began removing structures from the Pahoa Transfer Station on Friday morning in anticipation of the encroachment of the June 27 lava flow.
The June 27 lava flow had advanced another 300 yards by Friday morning, bringing it to within 250 yards of the Apa‘a Street area near the Pahoa Transfer Station.
Whether or not The Irish Rovers are familiar to you, you’ve almost certainly heard their songs, including “The Unicorn,” “Drunken Sailor,” “Wasn’t That a Party” and “Whiskey in the Jar.”
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police say a man robbed a bank Wednesday in Mililani.
HONOLULU (AP) — A former middle school security guard who pleaded guilty to having sex with a 14-year-old student has been sentenced to eight years in prison.
HONOLULU (AP) — The city and county of Honolulu is stocking hundreds of pounds of trash at Kapiolani Park for an ocean debris study.
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu is restoring power to a major sewage treatment plant that was overwhelmed by storm water and sludge during Hurricane Ana.
HONOLULU (AP) — A government contractor will not dispose of seized fireworks in a west Oahu community.
In honor of the annual Filipino-American Heritage Month, the Filipino Advisory Committee, Filipino Certificate Studies Group, Bayanihan Club and members of the Filipino community have spearheaded a celebration throughout October on the Big Island.